Young Professionals

Develop your knowledge and career at ACE 2022 with many technical and social activities targeted for young professionals in the environmental industry!

ACE 2022 Young Professional Events
Join us for #YPWednesday at ACE 2022 and get involved in all of these events!
The YP Hub 
The YP Hub serves as a lounge to relax and unwind after technical sessions and learn, share, connect and collaborate. YP Hub events include meet-and-greets with professionals, regulators, and VIPs, exhibitor demonstrations, and more.
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Young Professionals’ Breakfast Club
Wednesday, June 29 • 8:00 am - 9:00 am, Waterfront AB
Cost: $30. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

This annual professional networking breakfast gives young professionals and recent graduates the opportunity to network and be mentored by an experienced environmental professional. For established professionals, this is a great opportunity to connect with the industry’s next generation of rising stars. 
Speed Networking
Wednesday, June 29 • 9:00 am - 10:00 am, Waterfront AB

Don’t miss this opportunity to practice your networking skills! Young and experienced professionals and students are invited to engage in a fast-paced networking exercise. Answer questions, provide perspectives, and learn the best techniques for making connections that count.
YP/Introductory Technical Sessions
Become familiar with current environmental technology and find out how the different disciplines are connected. 
How Does It Work? Waste Management Methods
Wednesday, June 29, 10:10 am - 11:50 am, Seacliff D

How Does It Work? Refining
Wednesday, June 29, 1:30 pm - 3:10 pm, Seacliff A

Community Air Monitoring: A Roundtable Discussion on Successes and Challenges
Wednesday, June 29, 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm, Seacliff A

Young Professional/Student Networking Reception 
Wednesday, June 29 • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barbarossa Lounge (Bubble Room), 714 Montgomery Street
Cost: $30. Tickets must be purchased in advance. 
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Join A&WMA students and young professionals at one of the oldest buildings in San Francisco for a fun evening of networking at the Barbarossa Lounge. This popular event brings together many students, YPs, and seasoned professionals in a fun, casual environment. The lounge combines modern luxury with its historic roots as a former jailhouse, featuring popular food from the 19th century and cocktails named after famous criminals of the time.